Under the requirements of the 2019 OSHA Amendments, chemical manufacturers and importers in South Korea are obligated to prepare safety data sheets complying with Korean GHS standards for chemicals meet GHS hazard criteria, and submit the safety data sheets to the MoEL before manufacturing or importing.The amendments have set transitional periods for enterprises that previously prepared an SDS in accordance with Article 41(1) or (6) of the former K-OSHA Act. Those meeting the exception may submit the SDS to MoEL within specified deadlines based on manufacture or importation volumes.
Details are as follows:
- ≥ 1000tpa : Before 16 Jan. 2022;
- 100-1000tpa: Before 16 Jan. 2023;
- 10-100tpa: Before 16 Jan. 2024;
- 1-10tpa: Before 16 Jan. 2025; and
- <1tpa: Before 16 Jan. 2026;
The second submission deadline for Korean MSDS is now approaching. CIRS is going to hold this webinar to kindly remind that enterprises exporting chemicals meet hazard criteria to South Korea shall pay attention to the updates to chemical regulations in South Korea and submit the MSDS in time to avoid incompliance situations.
- K-OSHA Background
- MSDS submission requirement
- CBI application rules
- Advice & Service
22 November, 2022
28 November, 2022
Amy Qian, Technology Department
Graduated from the master's degree in food science and engineering from Zhejiang Gongshang University. After joining CIRS, Focusing on the study of compliance with Korean chemical regulations. At present, mainly responsible for the technical work of MSDS, new substance notifications and registrations, PLC exemptions and so on.
Christine Chuang, European Regional Manager, Chemical Legislation Compliance Department
More than 10 years experiences on chemical regulatory consulting service and provided comprehensive services and strategies for dozens of top 500 famous enterprises to fulfil their regulatory obligations in EU and AP Countries.
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